Proposals to outlaw rendition in the UK drawn up – The Guardian

Posted November 5th, 2009 in news, rendition by sally

“New criminal offences to outlaw the practice of extraordinary rendition – secretly transporting terror suspects to places where they are likely to be tortured – have been drawn up by a cross-party parliamentary committee.”

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The Guardian, 5th November 2009

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Move to withhold evidence in torture collusion claim – The Guardian

Posted October 28th, 2009 in damages, evidence, intelligence services, news, private hearings, rendition, torture by sally

“Any evidence of MI5 and MI6 involvement in the rendition and torture of Britons now seeking damages must be heard behind closed doors, the government told the high court today (27 October).”

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The Guardian, 27th October 2009

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Charity sues government for details of Afghanistan rendition case – The Guardian

Posted August 18th, 2009 in Afghanistan, disclosure, news, rendition by sally

“A human rights group began legal action against the government today in a case involving two alleged victims of rendition to Afghanistan who may have been tortured.”

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The Guardian, 17th August 2009

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Human rights group sues UK Government over rendition claim – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 17th, 2009 in Afghanistan, news, rendition by sally

“Reprieve, a human rights organisation is suing the British Government over questions of alleged rendition to Afghanistan.”

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Daily Telegraph, 17th August 2009

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MoD facing legal action over pair held without charge in Afghan jail – The Guardian

Posted August 12th, 2009 in armed forces, Iran, news, rendition by sally

“The Ministry of Defence faces legal action over its refusal to identify two men handed over by British troops in Iraq to American forces who subsequently transferred them to the infamous ‘dark prison’ at Bagram in Afghanistan.”

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The Guardian, 11th August 2009

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Britain’s torture role must be investigated, say MPs – The Independent

Posted August 3rd, 2009 in intelligence services, news, rendition, torture by sally

“Joint Commons and Lords committee expected to issue damning report on MI5’s part in the rendition of terror suspects.”

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The Independent, 2nd August 2009

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Diego Garcia rendition victim challenges UK in court – The Guardian

Posted July 29th, 2009 in Diego Garcia, intelligence services, news, rendition, terrorism, torture by sally

“The government is refusing to provide details of the torture and wrongful detention of a man rendered through British territory, it was claimed today, depriving him of a remedy for ‘serious civil and criminal wrongdoing’.”

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The Guardian, 28th July 2009

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Britain and rendition: Wait for the facts, says Tony Blair – The Times

Posted June 1st, 2009 in news, rendition, terrorism, torture by sally

“Tony Blair has appeared to wash his hands of the extraordinary rendition scandal, claiming he was not aware of Britain’s involvement under his watch as Prime Minister. The former premier was yesterday accused of ‘evasiveness’ and failing to ask ‘awkward questions’ when he was in Downing Street about the UK’s role in the rendition of two terror suspects in 2004.”

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The Independent, 31st May 2009

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Identity of men on CIA rendition flights to British island revealed – The Guardian

Posted June 1st, 2009 in Diego Garcia, intelligence services, news, rendition, terrorism, torture by sally

“Two terror suspects who were flown by the CIA to the British territory of Diego Garcia and later allegedly tortured have been named and evidence about their treatment has been revealed for the first time. Mohammed Madni and Shaykh al-Libi are identified in evidence prepared for the Commons foreign affairs committee by Clive Stafford Smith, director of the human rights group Reprieve.”

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The Guardian, 31st May 2009

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